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US: Police kills a man after a false police report

A man in the US has been arrested after a deadly end to a prank telephone call.

A man in the US has been arrested after a deadly end to a prank telephone call.

The suspect made a false 911 call to the police, reporting a murder and hostage situation.

When officers arrived at the scene, they shot and killed a 28-year-old man.

It's believed that a dispute over an online video game sparked the standoff.

Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter reports.

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